Compare October CMS vs. Bolt CMS

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Product intro

October CMS is a content management system built on the Laravel Framework. It's been in development since 2013 and is definitely part of a new generation of PHP of content management tools.

Bolt CMS is a lightweight CMS built with the Silex Microframework. It is well built and a great alternative for developers looking for a modern PHP system to replace WordPress, for example.

Main advantages
  • A new project with little legacy
  • Built on a common MVC framework
  • A functional marketplace
  • Clean architecture built with Silex, very easy to learn
  • Standard components for Forms and Database
  • Clean purpose, not trying to solve every problem
Main disvantages
  • A limited number of adopters
  • Built in AJAX framework might make decoupling difficult
  • Site layout management features limited
  • Developer availability compared to WP
  • Extensibility for multilingual, etc. depends on extensions
  • Limited community size
Product detailsOctober CMS Bolt CMS

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